Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1218475766We kind of love these guys: The MIT students who figured out how to hack the CharlieCard put their presentation online, and developed a “warcart” to show the MBTA they had accessed its networks. The slideshow also illustrates how close we were to another Aqua Teen Hunger Force/Star Simpson debacle. [ via Universal Hub]

They tried to make us go to Wii-hab: Local physical therapists are using the Nintendo Wii to help their patients. Just be careful—Wii tennis elbow can be painful. [WBUR]

The race for attorney general is now wide open: Forty-three percent of those surveyed in a recent poll think Gov. Deval Patrick would leave the corner office for a job in the theoretical administration of Barack Obama, despite Patrick’s repeatedly saying he’s staying put. [PolitickerMA]

Perhaps they should change their name to Of A Riot? Nearly 100 O.A.R. fans were arrested for underage drinking at Friday night’s concert. Mansfield police chief Arthur O’Neill says he’s “sick of being a babysitter” for the underage kids tailgating at the Comcast Center parking lot. [Sun Chronicle]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

Bostonista advises David Beckham: Well, sort of. Let us dream, will you?

Beer store will soon have beer: Brookline’s Publick House Provisions will soon be carrying suds.